REMEMBERING RITCHIE

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                 Ritchie Valens (Richard Steven Valenzuela)

                          (May 13, 1941 – February 3, 1959)

Valens was a pioneer of the Spanish-Speaking rock and roll movement
with a a career lasting only eight months. During this short span of time,
he had several hits, most notably was “La Bamba” in 1958.

Ritchie died in a tragic plane crash that also claimed the lives of fellow
rock musicians Buddy Holly and J.P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson on
February 3, 1959 in Iowa.

 

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